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  • Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen

    Janet Fitch on her mother's domain — the kitchen
    It's become a tradition at the L.A. Times Food section: Every year, we run a holiday essay by a noted Southern California writer reflecting the unique nature of the way we celebrate the season. This year's is by Janet Fitch, whose novels include the best-...
  • Escoffier book reissued

    Escoffier book reissued
    Worried you won't be able to savor the Escoffier-inspired food of "1906 Paris" at Grant Achatz's Next restaurant? Take a deep breath: You can now turn to the long-dead French chef for direction as John Wiley & Sons issues a new edition of the classic...
  • 10 cookbooks to keep?

    10 cookbooks to keep?
    I have too many cookbooks. My four Ikea bookcases are stuffed, with books piled on top of them. More books are stacked on my coffee tables and on the floor. What am I to do? That's why a San Francisco Chronicle story by Amanda Gold called "Recipe for...
  • Bar review: Baltimore Taphouse is a low-key beer mecca

    Bar review: Baltimore Taphouse is a low-key beer mecca
    Baltimore Taphouse in Canton looks just fine when you walk in. It's a long, narrow hall, with plenty of beer on tap and a pool table at the back. But the first sign that you might be in better hands than you thought is found above the cash register....
  • From Canyon To Cove: The woman behind the Golden Wiener

    It was mid-June, and we were awash in the seasonal gloom when a box arrived at the editorial offices of the Coastline Pilot. Inside the box, nestled in brown and gold packing material, was an 18-karat gold wiener. It also happened to be the week that...
  • The food world on a map

    The food world on a map
    It’s a long way from Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck outside London, to Thomas Keller’s French Laundry in Yountville, Calif., at least in miles, even via plane. But it’s not far at all if you travel conceptually, via lines of food...
  • Around Town: Summer garden

    We started the garden on a whim. We dug up the grass, bought chicken wire to keep out the gophers, erected a small fence to keep out the wild rabbits, then bought fertilizer, water and seeds. The plants came up willy-nilly, in no particular order. First,...
  • Chefs aim to show kids where their food comes from

    Chefs aim to show kids where their food comes from
    There are plenty of ways to get kids to try new foods. Hide the broccoli in the brownies. Make muffins out of zucchini. Promise a trip to the toy store for a forkful of salad. Or you could do what the Days of Taste Program does: Take them to the farm so...
  • Refined drinking set for Columbia

    Refined drinking set for Columbia
    Wine, woods, and weather that sounds like it should be just wonderful. With all that to offer, organizers of this weekend's Wine in the Woods festival wonder why anyone would opt to hang out with a bunch of horses and a centaur named Kegasus when they're...
  • Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire

    Erica Wilson dies at 83; needlework instructor built embroidery empire
    With her first book on stitchery, needlework instructor Erica Wilson revived a craft and helped invent a publishing category. Her 1962 hardcover book, "Crewel Embroidery," both popularized the pursuit and helped transform her into "America's first lady...
  • In the kitchen with Alba

    In the kitchen with Alba
    There's more cooking at Westwood Unique Furnishings & Antiques than meets the eye. Wander past the antique chests and art deco lamps to the back of the shop, and customers might be surprised to see a large kitchen fully stocked with pots and pans and...